Tagged: credit

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ads: singing for your supper?

In the long-standing TV advertising tradition of white guy rappers* comes a new Taco Bell commercial that is a sequel, of sorts, to the 89¢ rap for Stephanie ad: Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required...

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shopping: zombie attack!

That’s sort of what it felt like when Michael and I went to Macy’s yesterday for a bit of shopping. We were fine in the bedding/linens area, and no one approached us in kitchen/housewares. When we got up to the...

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B of A: Higher Standards? Right.

I called up Bank of America to request a credit line increase. I’ll do the mini-rant in reverse and say first-off that I was successful. Now for my issues: Discovering that their online page for Credit Line Increases is broken....

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Just let your Soul Glo…

A little joke from Sluggy Freelance that wouldn’t have felt like a joke a few months back. It’s sort of weird to not get any mail and that my daily number of phone calls has dropped about 99%, but if...

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Fiscal Responsibility and You! *zzzzz*

After all that debt nonsense, the last thing I need is a new credit card… or is it? That’s the problem with the mystical credit score, you know what can obviously help it, but beyond that you can barely tell...

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in DC: Retail Explosion

Yeah yeah, it’s old news, but it’s been a busy day and I’m tapped. 🙂 I’m gonna be living down the street from quite the little retail hub. This is gonna be SO bad for my wallet. Especially now that...

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Snail mail still has its benefits

In today’s mail I got my lease renewal and a letter from my bank advising that my secured account is being converted to an unsecured one. I have to admit that both of those things could have been sent in...

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It ain’t like Judge Judy!

Small Claims Court is boring. I thought I’d be nervous or annoyed but no, just bored. I’ve learned my lesson though. All my outstanding debts are getting paid off ASAP! Even though the majority of people I encountered today were...

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Every time I try to get out…

I opened a credit card account the other week. A secured account through Bank of America. I had to just suck it up and take some responsibility about my finances. I get the calls and the letters from debtors. I...